Lesser fat-tailed jerboa

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Lesser fat-tailed jerboa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Dipodidae
Genus: Pygeretmus
Species: P. platyurus
Binomial name
Pygeretmus platyurus
(Lichtenstein, 1823)

The lesser fat-tailed jerboa (Pygeretmus platyurus) is a species of rodent in the family Dipodidae. It is endemic to West, Central, and Eastern Kazakhstan, as well as Northwestern Turkmenistan.


  1. ^ Tsytsulina, K. (2008). "Pygeretmus platyurus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 15 March 2009.  Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern